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Lionesses’ win watched by record-breaking 17.4million


he Lionesses’ Euro 2022 last win over Germany was watched by a document 17.4 million on the BBC, changing into the most-watched girls’s soccer sport ever proven on UK TV.

England’s 2-1 extra-time win additionally turns into the most-watched TV programme within the UK this 12 months.

The match was additionally streamed by 5.9 million instances on BBC iPlayer and the broadcaster’s Sport web site and app. Greater than 18 million folks watched the match in Germany. Against this when the England girls obtained to the ultimate in 2009, it was watched by 1.4 million folks.

A document crowd of 87,192 watched the sport at Wembley Stadium.

“We’re extremely proud to have championed girls’s soccer and are thrilled we have been in a position to convey such a particular sporting second to the general public,” BBC director-general Tim Davie mentioned.

“This was the most-watched girls’s soccer sport on UK tv of all-time and the most-watched programme in 2022 up to now – and deservedly so. Everybody on the BBC is delighted on the win and with the ability to share that with the general public.”

In line with the BBC, the earlier highest peak TV viewers for ladies’s soccer within the UK was 11.7 million for England’s World Cup semi-final defeat by america in 2019.

The boys’s Euro 2020 last, between England and Italy at Wembley, peaked at 30.95 million viewers throughout BBC and ITV.

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